rdmpro_sniffer(1) Sniffer tool for use with the ENTTEC RDM Pro


rdmpro_sniffer [ options ] <usb-device-path>


Sniff traffic from a ENTTEC RDM Pro device.


-d, --display-dmx
Display DMX frames. Defaults to false.
-h, --help
Display the help message
-l, --log-level <int8_t>
Set the logging level 0 .. 4.
-p, --readfile <string>
Display data from a previously captured file.
-r, --full-rdm
Unpack RDM parameter data.
-t, --timestamp
Include timestamps.
-v, --version
Print rdmpro_sniffer version information
-w, --savefile <string>
Also write the captured data to a file.
Display non-RDM alternate start code frames.
--dmx-slot-limit <int16_t>
Only display the first N slots of DMX data.
Send to syslog rather than stderr.


Display RDM messages from the RDM Pro device connected to /dev/tty.usbserial-00001014

rdmpro_sniffer -r /dev/tty.usbserial-00001014

Display RDM and DMX frames from an RDM Pro device

rdmpro_sniffer -r -d /dev/tty.usbserial-00001014

Save a capture to a file for viewing later

rdmpro_sniffer -w /tmp/savefile /dev/tty.usbserial-00001014

Print the messages from a previously captured session.

rdmpro_sniffer -p /tmp/savefile